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Complete details about Australia in Oceania with capital city Canberra

Country NameAustralia (Australia)
Country CodeAUS
Capital CityCanberra
ContinentOceania
RegionAustralia and New Zealand
Independence Year1901
Population18886000
Surface Area7741220.0
Life Expectancy79.8 years
GNP351182.0 (old 392911.0)
Government FormConstitutional Monarchy, Federation

Spoken Languages

Arabic     (1.0%)
Canton Chinese     (1.1%)
English [official]     (81.2%)
German     (0.6%)
Greek     (1.6%)
Italian     (2.2%)
Serbo-Croatian     (0.6%)
Vietnamese     (0.8%)

Major Cities

Sydney, New South Wales     (population 3276207)
Melbourne, Victoria     (population 2865329)
Brisbane, Queensland     (population 1291117)
Perth, West Australia     (population 1096829)
Adelaide, South Australia     (population 978100)
Canberra, Capital Region     (population 322723)
Gold Coast, Queensland     (population 311932)
Newcastle, New South Wales     (population 270324)
Central Coast, New South Wales     (population 227657)
Wollongong, New South Wales     (population 219761)
Hobart, Tasmania     (population 126118)
Geelong, Victoria     (population 125382)
Townsville, Queensland     (population 109914)
Cairns, Queensland     (population 92273)

Australia's most recent News and Stories

Australia Tweets

From @AustraliaTweet2 on Sun Mar 26 22:41:07 EDT 2017 Everyone's a Loser in Australia's LNG Boom - Bloomberg https://t.co/MU1GobdGnp
From @thailandtrick on Sun Mar 26 22:41:07 EDT 2017 Boxer dies of heatstroke in Thailand - Sky News Australia https://t.co/pNkNj4TvCF
From @josue_rendon84 on Sun Mar 26 22:41:06 EDT 2017 RT @F1: Last @ScuderiaFerrari winner in Australia? Raikkonen in 2007 More #AusGP stats >> https://t.co/mcBJy3BQXJ https://t.co/pM9sVR42Np
From @ThailandForum_ on Sun Mar 26 22:41:05 EDT 2017 Boxer dies of heatstroke in Thailand - Sky News Australia https://t.co/UlnBkw5bRk #thailand
From @TweetingRoo on Sun Mar 26 22:41:05 EDT 2017 Indian View: Australia have already won 'mental disintegration' battle in crucial fourth Test - Fox Sports https://t.co/ZW6AKwtY35
From @jianzhangcan on Sun Mar 26 22:41:03 EDT 2017 RT @Rory_Medcalf: Data on why Australia's economy is less vulnerable to Chinese pressure than some imagined - paper out today https://t.co/?
From @ipweek2014 on Sun Mar 26 22:41:02 EDT 2017 RT @BeasiswaIndo: RT @StudyAussie: https://t.co/9Xhhg1xK8X Beasiswa S1 di ICMS Sydney AUSTRALIA, mau? :) #Mar27
From @ReckemJ on Sun Mar 26 22:41:02 EDT 2017 @_Reckless_Angel Nature is aweomse! i want to go to Australia too!
From @glenvillefeist on Sun Mar 26 22:41:01 EDT 2017 The Reserve Bank in Aust. is introducing new technology this year which will push Australia even further towards being a cashless society.
From @RalnbowDudeFam on Sun Mar 26 22:41:00 EDT 2017 RT @johnnyldj: Thanks For The Support Greetings From Australia ?? https://t.co/gt7Lez5QOu
From @lukasaraivalima on Sun Mar 26 22:40:59 EDT 2017 RT @G1FifthHarmony: #6 All in My Head (Flex) [Sunrise Australia] https://t.co/crW782gCek
From @MdenDekker on Sun Mar 26 22:40:58 EDT 2017 Name and Shame ....... LG Australia Unprofessionalism in Warrantlies !!
From @ziaimut_24 on Sun Mar 26 22:40:57 EDT 2017 Anggap saja itu baik @ Australia https://t.co/7nelkCmlHC
From @pclearytweets on Sun Mar 26 22:40:57 EDT 2017 RT @davsinghmann: Schools Plus charity transforms the lives of Australia's neediest students, w/ @WJJohnstone via @abcnews: https://t.co/mY?